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Graduate Studies Committee Meetings

Fall 2016 – Spring 2017

February 14, 2017

 

Meeting Agenda 2-14-17

Meeting Minutes 1-31-17

 

Informational Items:

 

Action Items:

Primary Reviewer (McNeal):

  • LLT 586 Seminar in Language, Literacy and Technology (McNeal, Jacoby)

Primary Reviewer (Chauvin):

Primary Reviewer (Schwartz):

Primary Reviewer (Jacoby):

  •  ATH T 593 Athletic Clinical Internship III (Jacoby, Call)
  • ADMT 409-509 Technical Apparel Design  (Jacoby, McNeal)
  • CSST 538 Youth Cultures in Education (Designation Change from TCH_LRN 576) (Jacoby, Umesh)

Primary Reviewer (Call):

  • MBIOS 503 Advanced Molecular Biology I (Call, Chakrabarti)
  • CHEM 528 Data Analysis for Chemistry (Call, O’English)

Primary Reviewer (Lee):

Primary Reviewer (Dotson):

  • FINE ART 555 Critical Practices (Dotson, Chakrabarti)
  • NEP 582 Advanced Exercise Physiology (Dotson, Call)
  • NEP 586 Physical Activity Epidemiology & Public Health (Dotson, McNeal)

Primary Reviewer (Salsbury):

  • NEP 580 Advance Topics in Exercise Physiology & Nutrition (Salsbury, Hossain)

Primary Reviewer (Hossain):

  • ED MTHSC 598 Research Seminar in Mathematics and Science Education (Hossain, O’English)
  • COM 541 Science Communication (Hossain, McNeal) Review

Primary Reviewer (Umesh):

Primary Reviewer (Potts):

Primary Reviewer (Zhu):

  • ATH T 592 Athletic Training Clinical Internship II (Zhu, Dotson)
  • CSST 530 Readings in Cultural (Designation Change from TCH_LRN 559) (Zhu, Salsbury)
  • CPT S 591 Elements of Network Science (Zhu,  Dhingra)

Primary Reviewer (Chakrabarti):

  • CSST 532 Gender, Power and Education (Designation Change from TCH_LRN 535) (Chakrabarti, Salsbury)
  • Soil Sci 513 Environmental Soil Physics (Chakrabarti, Hossain)

Primary Reviewer (Jarolmased):

  • NEP 505 Graduate Seminar (Jarolmased, Chauvin)
  • CRM J 522 Foundations in Quantitative Methods (Jarolmased, Chauvin)

Primary Reviewer (Dhingra):

  • ED AD 509 School Improvment (Dhingra, O’English)

 

Bylaws Review

 

Discussion Items

 

NEP 525 Advanced Human Nutrition

PSYCH 506 Research in Psychology

Master’s in Athletic Training New Degree Proposal

Apparel, Merchandising and Textiles Program Change from MA to MS

TCH LRN 534-434 Conceptualization of Proportional Reasoning

TCH LRN 501-401 New conjoint Proposal

Revised Graduate Plan for PhD Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

Revised Graduate Plan for MS Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

Revise Plan for MS Nutrition & Exercise Physiology Coordinated Program in Dietetics

SPEC ED 471-571 Literary Assessment and Instruction for Diverse Learners

Revised Graduate Certificate in Teaching English Language Learners

ED AD 591 Action Research

Revised Graduate Certificate in Education Technology

NEP 526 Nutritional Epidemiology

MIT 702 Master’s Special Problems, Directed Study, and/or Examination

MS in Agriculture Updated Bylaws (Update Tracking)

 

 

 

January 31, 2017

 

Meeting Agenda 1-31-17

Meeting Minutes 1-17-17

 

Action Items:

Primary Reviewer (McNeal): 

Primary Reviewer (Umesh): 

  • COM 552 Theories and Methods of Emerging Communication Technology (Umesh, Jarolmased) Updated Documents
  • COM 550 Micro Media/Communcation Theories (Umesh, Schwartz)

Primary Reviewer (Hossain):

  • COM 541 Science Communication (Hossain, McNeal) Review
  • LLT 800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation and/or Examination (Hossain, Umesh) Review

Primary Reviewer (Zhu):

  • ATH T 592 Athletic Training Clinical Internship II (Zhu, Dotson)
  • CSSTE 800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation, and/or Examination (Zhu, Chauvin)

Primary Reviewer (Jacoby):

  •  ATH T 593 Athletic Clinical Internship III (Jacoby, Call)

Primary Reviewer (Salsbury):

Primary Reviewer (Potts):

  • STAT 800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation, and/or Examination (Potts, Salsbury)

Primary Reviewer (Lee):

  • CS 563 Concurrent Programming (Lee, McNeal)
  • CS-CPT 565 File and Storage Systems (Lee Jarolmased)

Primary Reviewer (Call): 

Primary Reviewer (Dotson):

Primary Reviewer (Schwartz):

 

****Graduate School Updated Policies and Procedures Manual (Summary Document) Review

  • Chapters 1 & 2 (Schwartz, Potts)
  • Chapter 3 (Salsbury, Dotson)
  • Chapter 4 (Potts, Schwartz)
  • Chapters 5 & 6 (Call, Zhu)
  • Chapters 7 & 8 (Chauvin, Jarolmased)
  • Chapters 9 & 10 (Zhu, Chakrabarti)
  • Chapter 12 (Chakrabarti, Chauvin)
  • Chapters 13 &1 4 (Dotson, Jacoby)

Bylaws Review:

School of Music Revised Bylaws (Rationale) (Chauvin, Schwartz)

 

Discussion Items:

PhD in Statistical Science (New PhD track from exisiting PhD in Mathematics)

COM 574 Survey of Political Communication

ADMT 409-509 Technical Apparel Design

MBIOS 503 Advanced Molecular Biology I

KINES 584 Exercise Prescription

NEP 582 Advanced Exercise Physiology

NEP 580 Advance Topics in Exercise Physiology & Nutrition

ED MTHSC 598 Research Seminar in Mathematics and Science Education

Certificate in Project Management

Certificate in Systems Engineering Management

LLT 586 Seminar in Language, Literacy and Technology

CSST 530 Readings in Cultural (Designation Change from TCH_LRN 559)

CSST 534 Social Theory in Education (Designation Change from TCH_LRN 592)

CSST 538 Youth Cultures in Education (Designation Change from TCH_LRN 576)

CSST 532 Gender, Power and Education (Designation Change from TCH_LRN 535)

STAT/AFS 511 Statistical Methods for Graduate Researchers

Soil Sci 513 Environmental Soil Physics

NEP 505 Graduate Seminar

 

January 17, 2017

 

Meeting Agenda 1-17-17​

Meeting Minutes 11-29-16

Informational Items:
  • Pat Sturko to speak to Committee regarding Revised Graduate School Policies and Procedures
Action Items:

 

Primary Reviewer (Schwartz):

 

Primary Reviewer (Chauvin):

  • CE 560 Advanced Hydrology (Chauvin, Hossain)
  • NEP 701 Master’s Indeoendent Capstone Project and/or Examination (Chauvin, Zhu)

 

Primary Reviewer (Umesh): 

  • COM 552 Theories and Methods of Emerging Communication Technology (Umesh, Jarolmased)
  • COM 550 Micro Media/Communcation Theories (Umesh, Schwartz)

 

Primary Reviewer (Zhu):

  • ENVR SCI 577 Advanced Environmental Hydrology (Zhu, Chakarabarti)

 

Primary Reviewer (McNeal): 

  • ATH T 598 Professional Preparation in Athletic Training (McNeal, Chakrabarti)

 

Primary Reviewer (Lee):

  •  CS 563 Concurrent Programming (Lee, McNeal)
  • CS-CPT 565 File and Storage Systems (Lee Jarolmased)

 

Primary Reviewer (Call): 

 

Primary Reviewer (Potts):

 

Primary Reviewer (Salsbury):

 

 Primary Reviewer (Dotson):

 

Primary Reviewer (Hossain):

  • COM 541 Science Communication (Hossain, McNeal)
  • LLT 800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation and/or Examination (Hossain, Umesh)

 

Discussion Items:

ATH T 592 Athletic Training Clinical Internship II

ATH T 593 Athletic Clinical Intership III

EE 524 Advanced Computer Architecture/CPTS 561 Computer Architecture

School of Music Revised Bylaws (Rationale)

Graduate School Updated Policies and Procedures Manual (Summary Document)

STAT 800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation and/or Examination

CSSTE 800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation, and/or Examination

 

 

November 29, 2016

Meeting Minutes 11-29-16

Meeting Agenda 11-29-16

Meeting Minutes 11-8-16

Informational Items:

Charles Moore (Chair of Mathematics and Statistics) to Speak to Committee Regarding ENVR_SCI 506

(NOI) NEP Program to Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

 

Action Items:

Please Note: “**” Are Streamlined Courses

Primary Reviewer (Salsbury):

Primary Reviewer (Schwartz):

Primary Reviewer (Chauvin):

Primary Reviewer (Umesh):

  • COM 552 Theories and Methods of Emerging Communication Technology (Umesh, Jarolmased)

Primary Reviewer (Zhu):

Primary Reviewer (Frederiksen):

Primary Reviewer (McNeal):

Primary Reviewer (Lee):

  •  CS 563 Concurrent Programming (Lee, McNeal)
  • CS-CPT 565 File and Storage Systems (Lee Jarolmased)

Primary Reviewer (Call):

Primary Reviewer (Dotson):

 

Bylaws Review

 

Discussion Items 

School of Engineering and Computer Sci (Vancouver) Revised Plan for Master in Computer Science

School of Engineering and Computer Sci (Vancouver) Revised Plan for Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

KINES 545 Leadership Philosophy, Programming and Marketing Physical Activity

FINE ART 555 Critical Practices

COM 541 Science Communication

COM 550 Micro Media/Communcation Theories

ATH T 598 Professional Preparation in Athletic Training

NEP 701 Master’s Indeoendent Capstone Project and/or Examination

ED MTHSC 800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation and/or Examination

LLT 800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation and/or Examination

November 8, 2016

Meeting Agenda 11-8-16

Meeting Minutes 10-25-16

 

Informational Items:

 

Action Items:

 

Primary Reviewer (Zhu):

Primary Reviewer (Schwartz):

Primary Reviewer (Call):

Primary Reviewer (Chauvin):

  • GEO 541 Structural Analysis (Chauvin, Schwartz)

Primary Reviewer (Frederiksen):

  • KINES 580 Applied Experiences in Exercise Physiology (Frederiksen, Lee)
  • CS 501 Cloud Systems (Frederiksen, Hossain)

Primary Reviewer (Umesh):

  • TCH LRN 571 Elementary School Science (Umesh, Chakarabarti)

Primary Reviewer (Dhingra):

Primary Reviewer (Salsbury):

  • SHS 552 Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology in Schools (Salsbury, Jarolmased)

Primary Reviewer (Potts):

Primary Reviewer (Dotson):

 

Bylaws Review:

 

Discussion Items:

 

Graduate Studies Committee – Graduate Studies Committee Fall 2016

** Graduate Certificate in Engineering Nanotechnology

**ECE 700 Master’s Research, Thesis and/or Examination

** Graduate Certificate in Reproductive Biology

COM 552 Theories and Methods of Emerging Communication Technology

CE 560 Advanced Hydrology

ENVR SCI 577 Advanced Environmental Hydrology

MECH 501 Digital Design and Manufacturing

MECH 523 Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer

CS 563 Concurrent Programming

CS 564 Distributed Systems

CS-CPT 565 File and Storage Systems

School of Engineering and Computer Science (Vancouver) MS in Computer Science

Note: “**” Indicates Streamlined Courses

 

October 25, 2016

Meeting Agenda 10-25-16

Meeting Minutes 10-11-16

Informational Items:

TCH LRN Creating New Prefixes for Teaching and Learning Memo

 

Action Items:

Primary Reviwer (Chauvin):

Primary Reviewer (Potts):

  • KINES 700 Master’s Thesis, Research or Examination (Potts, Chakarabarti)
  • ATH T 600 Professional Preparation for Athletic Training (Potts, Jacoby) Review

Primary Reviewer (Frederiksen):

Primary Reviewer (Salsbury):

Primary Reviewer (Dotson):

  • ED RES 574  Psychophysiological Measurement II (Dotson, Jacoby, Call)
  • ENVR_SCI 506 Quantitative Data Analysis for Environmental Science (Dotson, Call, Chakarabarti) Review
  • KINES 561 Motor Control Theory (Dotson, Jarolmased)

Primary Reviewer (Zhu):

Primary Reviewer (Schwartz):

Primary Reviewer (Jacoby):

  • ED RES 573  Psychophysiological Measurement I (Jacoby,Dotson)

Primary Reviewer (Dhingra):

 

Bylaws Review:

History Department Graduate Bylaws (Dotson, Umesh) Updated Documents

LLT Bylaws Updated Bylaws

 

Discussion Items:

KINES 550 Physical Activity Epidemiology

TCH LRN 571 Elementary School Science

KINES 580 Applied Experiences in Exercise Physiology

CROP SCI 545 Statistical Genomics

SHS 552 Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology in Schools

STAT 575 The Theory of Multivariate Analysis

GEO 541 Structural Analysis

CS 501 Cloud Systems

October 11, 2016

 

Meeting Agenda 10-11-16

Meeting Minutes 9-27-16

Informational Items

Courses Approved and are pending Approval of Program

  • ATH T 575 Pharmacology in Athletic Training
  • ATH T 560 Psychosocial Issues in Athletic Training
  • ATH T 595 Leadership and Communication in Athletic Training Updated Documents
  • ATH T 565 Clinical Application of Rehabilitation in Athletic Training Updated Documents
  • ATH T 590 Organization and Administration in Athletic Training Updated Documents 

Action Items

 

Primary Reviewer (Salsbury):

  • EM 701 ETM  Engineering and Technology Management Program** (E-Form) (Salsbury, Chauvin)

Primary Reviewer (Jacoby):

Primary Reviewer (Dhingra):

Primary Reviewer (Dotson):

  • ED RES 574  Psychophysiological Measurement II (Dotson, Jacoby, Call)
  • ENVR_SCI 506 Quantitative Data Analysis for Environmental Science (Dotson, Call, Chakarabarti) Review

Primary Reviewer (Schwartz):

  • Geology/Soil_SCI 416/516 Soil Processes in the Earth’s Critical Zone (Schwartz, Larson) Review
  • ED RES 576 Neurocognition Science Laboratory Rotation (Schwartz, Chauvin, Umesh)
  • College of Education Proposal to 1. Rename Master of Education (Literacy Education) to Master of Education (Language, 2. Literacy and Technology Education) and Rename Master of Education (Literacy Education) to Master of Education (Language, Literacy, and Technology Education. 3. Discontinue Master of Education (English Language Learners).
    4. Discontinue Master of Arts in Education (English Language Learners) (Schwartz, Lee) Review
  • MBIOS Dropping the Graduate Certificate in Molecular Biosciences** (Schwartz, Chauvin)

Primary Reviewer (Frederiksen):

Primary Reviewer (Potts):

Primary Reviewer (Zhu):

  •  KINES 560 Neuromuscular Physiology (Zhu, Lee)

**Streamlined Proposal

 

Bylaws Review

History Department Graduate Bylaws

ETM Bylaws Updated Graduated Program Bylaws for Engineering and Technology Management (Jacoby, Potts)

 

Discussion Items

 

ED PSYCH 573/ KINES 514 Motivation Theories

KINES 515 Etiology Of Obesity

KINES 525 Aging Across the Lifespan

KINES 562 Biomechanical Measurement Techniques

KINES 563 Balance, Gait and Running

KINES 590 Kinesiology Seminar

KINES 600 Special Projects or Independent Study

KINES 700 Master’s Thesis, Research or Examination

STAT 576 Bayesian Analysis

STAT 577 Statistical Learning Theory

KINES 561 Motor Control Theory

MSE/ME 507 Additive Manufacturing

STAT 574 Linear and Nonlinear Mixed Models

September 27, 2016

Meeting Agenda 9-27-16
Meeting Minutes 9-13-16

Action Items:

Primary Reviwer (Chauvin):

  • ATH T 575 Pharmacology in Athletic Training (Chauvin, Frederiksen)

Primary Reviewer (Potts):

  •  Revised Graduation Requirements for Computer Science/Engineering & Electrical Engineering (Thesis/Non-Thesis) ***Note–
  • Four Proposals received from Electrical Engineering and Computer Science include: CPT_E Revise graduation requirements for
  • Master of Science in Computer Engineering – Non-thesis option, CPT_S Revise graduation requirements for Master of Science
  • in Computer Science – Non-thesis option, CPT_S Revise graduation requirements for Master of Science in Computer Science –
  • Thesis option & EE Revise graduation requirements for Master of Science in Electrical Engineering – Non-thesis option (Potts, Jacoby)
  • ATH T 564 Rehabilitation in Athletic Training (Potts, Salsbury, McNeal)
  • ATH T 599 Current Topics in Athletic Training (Potts,)

Primary Reviewer (Schwartz):

Primary Reviewer (Frederiksen):

  • ED RES 575  Introduction to Neuroimaging and Electroencephalography (Frederiksen, Chauvin)
  • TCH LRN Proposal to Extend Master in Teaching to WSU Tri-Cities Campus (Frederiksen, Dotson)
  • ATH T 560 Psychosocial Issues in Athletic Training   ATH T Statement (Frederiksen, Chauvin, McNeal)
  • ATH T 595 Leadership and Communication in Athletic Training (Frederiksen, Dhingra, Umesh) Updated Syllabus Review

Primary Reviewer (Salsbury):

Primary Reviewer (Dotson):

Primary Reviewer (Jacoby):

  • ED RES 573  Psychophysiological Measurement I (Jacoby,Dotson)
  • ATH T 585 General Medical Conditions in Athletic Training (Jacoby, Salsbury)

Primary Reviewer (Dhingra):

  • ATH T 600 Professional Preparation for Athletic Training (Dhingra, Jacoby) Review

New Graduate Certificate in Educational Neuropsychology  (Dhingra, Jacoby) Review

Bylaws Review

MIT Master’s in Teaching Revised Bylaws (Schwartz, Potts, Umesh)

ETM Bylaws Updated Graduated Program Bylaws for Engineering and Technology Management (Jacoby, Potts)

Discussion Items

ENVR_SCI 506 Quantitative Data Analysis for Environmental Science
ENG 562 Writing and Rhetoric in Science and Technology
College of Education Proposal to
1. Rename Master of Education (Literacy Education) to Master of Education (Language,
2.Literacy and Technology Education) and Rename Master of Education (Literacy Education) to Master of Education (Language,
Literacy, and Technology Education.
3. Discontinue Master of Education (English Language Learners).
4. Discontinue Master of Arts in Education (English Language Learners)
KINES 513 Advanced Psychology of Physical Activity
KINES 560 Neuromuscular Physiology
EM 701 ETM  Engineering and Technology Management Program** (E-Form)
MBIOS Dropping the Graduate Ceertificate in Molecular Biosciences**
ARCH 701 Architecture Master Capstone**
**Streamlined Proposal

September 13, 2016

Meeting Agenda
Meeting Minutes 4-5-16

Informational Items:

Streamlining Major Change Bulletin

New Major Curricular Change Forms Now Online

Action Items:

Primary Reviewer (Potts):

  •  Revised Graduation Requirements for Computer Science/Engineering & Electrical Engineering (Thesis/Non-Thesis) ***Note– Four Proposals received from Electrical Engineering and Computer Science include: CPT_E Revise graduation requirements for Master of Science in Computer Engineering – Non-thesis option, CPT_S Revise graduation requirements for Master of Science in Computer Science – Non-thesis option, CPT_S Revise graduation requirements for Master of Science in Computer Science – Thesis option & EE Revise graduation requirements for Master of Science in Electrical Engineering – Non-thesis option (Potts, Jacoby)

Primary Reviewer (Schwartz):

Primary Reviewer (Salsbury):

Primary Reviewer (Dhingra):

Primary Reviewer (Frederiksen):

  • ED RES 575  Introduction to Neuroimaging and Electroencephalography (Frederiksen, Chauvin)
  • Bylaws Review

 

MIT Master’s in Teaching Revised Bylaws (Schwartz, Potts, Umesh)
Fine Arts MFA Bylaws (Dotson, Chauvin, Call) Updated Docs
Molecular BioSciences Revised Bylaws (Chauvin,Dotson, Lee)
ETM Bylaws Updated Graduated Program Bylaws for Engineering and Technology Management (Jacoby, Potts)
Discussion Items:
TCH LRN Proposal to Extend Master in Teaching to WSU Tri-Cities Campus (Frederiksen, Dotson
SOC 552 Poverty and Family (New Course) 3 Credits. (Dotson, Larson, Thiessen)
ED RES 573  Psychophysiological Measurement I (Jacoby,Dotson)
ED RES 574  Psychophysiological Measurement II (Dotson, Jacoby, Call)
ED RES 576 Neurocognition Science Laboratory Rotation (Schwartz, Chauvin, Umesh)
ATH T 560 Psychosocial Issues in Athletic Training   ATH T Statement (Frederiksen, Chauvin, McNeal)
ATH T 564 Rehabilitation in Athletic Training (Potts, Salsbury, McNeal)
ATH T 565 Clinical Application of Rehibilitation in Athletic Training (Salsbury, Frederiksen)
ATH T 575 Pharmacology in Athletic Training (Chauvin, Frederiksen)
ATH T 585 General Medical Conditions in Athletic Training (Jacoby, Salsbury, Thiessen)
ATH T 590 Organization and Administration in Athletic Training (Salsbury, Schwartz, Lee)
ATH T 595 Leadership and Communication in Athletic Training (Frederiksen, Dhingra, Umesh)
ATH T 599 Current Topics in Athletic Training (Potts, Larson)

2016-2017  Meeting Dates

 

 

Fall 2016

September 13
September 27
October 11
October 25
November 8
November 29 (Lighty 405)

 

Spring 2017
January 17
January 31
February 14
February 28
March 21
April 4

 

Time: 3:00-5:00pm

 

Locations
Pullman: Lighty 403, Lighty 405 11/29/16
Spokane: SAC 401A
Vancouver: VMMC 102Q
Tri-Cities: Fall 2016 (Phone Bridge) Spring: West 101A


Program/ Course Approval Documents

Major Curricular Change Forms:

Proposals: Degree approval process and flow chart


 GSC Materials
  • Bylaw Review Template [PDF]
  • New Program Review Template [DOC]
  • Course Review Template [DOC]
  • GSC Reference Documents [PDF]
  • Course Planning and Syllabi Development [Link]
  • Academic Integrity Statement [DOC]
  • Students with Disabilities Statement [PDF]
  • Campus Safety Statement [PDF]
  • Faculty Senate: Home [Link]
  • Faculty Senate: Graduate Studies Committee [Link]
  • Sample bylaws  [DOC]

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